bread recipes

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Cast Iron Cornbread

Cast Iron Cornbread

I may live in the south, but I'm still a Yankee when it comes to cornbread. I like mine sweet and moist with lots of butter. While this recipe could be made in a 9" x 9" baking dish, it really is best in a 10.25" cast iron skillet. The skillet gives it that nice...

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5 Tips for Easier DIY Sandwich Bread

5 Tips for Easier DIY Sandwich Bread

I've been obsessed with baking yeast breads for several years now.  Straight dough, sourdough, artisan breads, molded and free-form, I've played with and tweaked more recipes than I can even remember.  However, there has always been one type of bread that...

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Honey Oat Bread

Honey Oat Bread

As far as whole grain breads go, this Honey Oat bread is definitely one of my favorites. The butter makes it a very soft bread and the honey gives it a slightly sweet flavor, while also helping it rise.  It's a great go-between bread if you want some whole wheat while...

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Italian Sun-dried Tomato Ciabatta

Italian Sun-dried Tomato Ciabatta

This is a great tasting bread with so many possibilities.  I like to just eat it with butter, but it's also great with a grilled chicken breast and melted provolone.  It would also be great with some cranberry sauce and leftover turkey breast.  The...

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St. Lucia Buns – Swedish Saffron Bread

St. Lucia Buns – Swedish Saffron Bread

St. Lucia Buns are a saffron flavored bun traditionally served in Sweden on Dec. 13 in celebration of St. Lucia Day. The buns are also referred to as lussekatt (Lucia cat). The shape of the bun is meant to symbolize the face of a cat with the raisins as the eyes. This...

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Vánočka – Czech Christmas Bread

Vánočka – Czech Christmas Bread

Vánočka is a rich, flavorful bread from the Czech Republic that is traditionally served at Christmas time. It can be braided 2 ways: as a 6 strand braid or as 3 loaves (4 strand, 3 strand and 2 strand) stacked on top of each other. I tried the latter and was...

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The Allergy-Free Cook Bakes Bread

The Allergy-Free Cook Bakes Bread

I finally did it.  I learned how to bake gluten-free bread.  It didn't even look or feel like a hockey puck.  In fact, it tasted like regular bread.  It also didn't come from a mix.  It was 100% from scratch.  And it was all thanks to...

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Six-Strand Braided Challah Bread

Six-Strand Braided Challah Bread

Challah bread is a braided enriched dough made with eggs. It is traditionally a six-strand braided loaf, but can also be made into round loaves or 3- or 4-strand braids. Not only are the braided loaves impressive looking,they are perfect for family meals where pieces...

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Guest Post: Almond Poppyseed Bread

Guest Post: Almond Poppyseed Bread

I have known Jenn from BentoForKidlet since her "Kidlet" was 4 and we were making obscene shaped pancakes in my apartment kitchen. Ah, those were the days. Now her Kidlet is 11 and we are both older and much more mature. *cough*   I'm so glad Jenn has agreed to...

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Pizza Crust

Pizza Crust

I will admit, I love pizza.  There are so many things you can do with it.  Thin crust, thick crust.  White sauce, tomato sauce.  Meat, veggie.  I invited some friends over a few months ago for a pizza party.  I supplied the crust, they...

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